Death Row

Florida Death Row Inmate Wants Electric ChairA Florida prison inmate who says he wants to die as soon as possible to attain "spiritual freedom" is demanding that he be put to death in an electric chair, rather than by lethal injection.
Execution Date Set For Man Who Killed Ex-Wife, DaughterFlorida Death Row inmate Jerry Correll, who was convicted in the 1985 stabbing deaths in Orlando of his ex-wife, their 5-year-old daughter, his ex-mother-in-law and her sister, will be put to death on October 29th.
Stay Of Execution Lifted For Death Row InmateThe Florida Supreme Court has lifted a stay of execution for a Death Row inmate who argued that the state's lethal-injection method would violate his constitutional rights.
Circuit Judge Upholds Use Of Lethal Injection DrugSetting the stage for another Florida Supreme Court death-penalty debate, a Central Florida judge has rejected Death Row inmate Jerry Correll's arguments that one of the drugs in the state's execution protocol could subject the convicted killer to cruel and unusual punishment.
Judge Rejects Arguments In Lethal Injection FightAs the U.S. Supreme Court considers the constitutionality of a lethal-injection drug, an Orange County circuit judge Monday rejected a Death Row inmate's attempt to block a planned Feb. 26 execution.
Condemned Man Seeks Stay As Execution Drug ChallengedA Death Row inmate Friday asked the Florida Supreme Court to at least temporarily block his scheduled Feb. 26 execution while the U.S. Supreme Court considers a challenge to a key drug used in lethal injections.
U.S. Supreme Court Sides Condemned Inmate On IQ IssueA man on Florida's Death Row for a 1981 murder in Palm Beach County won a legal round this week.
Supreme Court Upholds 'Timely Justice' Law The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the constitutionality of a 2013 law that legislative supporters said would reduce delays in carrying out the death penalty.
IQ Score Questioned By Supreme Court In FL Man's ExecutionThe Supreme Court is now hearing an appeal from a Florida death row inmate and examining IQ scores after the man claimed he’s protected from execution because he’s mentally disabled.
Supreme Court Looks At Florida Death Row Inmate With Low IQAttorneys for a man on Florida's death row plan to challenge the state's use of a rigid IQ cutoff to determine mental disability before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Pipe Bomb Killer Of FHP Trooper Executed Paul Augustus Howell, who was sent to Death Row for the 1992 murder of a Florida Highway Patrol trooper, was executed Wednesday at Florida State Prison near Stark.
Justice For Jimmy: A Look Back At The Chavez Trial“It’s been a long, long time coming,” said the father of Jimmy Ryce, upon learning that Wednesday, February 12th is the day the man who kidnapped, raped, murdered and dismembered his 9-year-old son, will be put to death.
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